12 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Rent or Buy in London? – The Ultimate Debate

Maybe you are moving to London Ontario and wondering whether you should rent or buy a property in this attractive city. To rent or to buy is a dilemma that many of us face at some time or another in our lives. Everyone’s situation is different but what general factors should you consider when facing […]

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02 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How to Feel at Home in Ontario after an Overseas Move

Perhaps you have recently moved to a city in Ontario – let us say Ottawa or Toronto – from overseas. Maybe you have already found somewhere to live and made progress on finding a job, enrolling the kids in school and sorting out healthcare for the family. These are some of the really big tasks […]

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25 October 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Is your landlord breaking the law in Ottawa?

Ottawa, the capital of Canada, is a city of more than 900,000 residents who have a great life.  With wonderful urban neighbourhoods, rural villages and dynamic suburban communities, Ottawa is also blessed with having one of Canada’s most highly educated and talented workforces. No wonder, then, that Ottawa rental properties attract much attention. As a […]

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23 October 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Ways you’re violating your lease in Toronto

With Toronto ranked this year as the world’s fourth most liveable city, it’s no wonder that more people are looking for rentals in Toronto.  Do remember that when it comes to the lease for a Toronto rental, you need to review before you sign.  You might be tempted to skip over the turgid legal jargon, […]

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19 October 2011 ~ 0 Comments

As rents rise, what can renters do in Ottawa?

With its robust economy, low crime rate, accessible medical care and wide range of amenities, Ottawa remains an attractive destination for renters in Ontario. As you might have noticed, though, the rental market has once again shifted in favour of landlords, and it’s not likely to change any time soon.  However, don’t despair – there […]

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29 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Renting in Ontario: How rentspot.com can help you find your ideal rental

Looking for apartments for rent in Ontario cities like London, Oakville, Ottawa, Mississauga, and Toronto? Perhaps you are new to renting or new to Ontario, or you just need to shift from your current rental. If this is the case then rentspot.com can offer you a fantastic resource. rentspot.com is Canada’s fastest growing rental website and […]

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27 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Renting in Ontario: What Makes a Rental More Appealing

Some of us may not have the luxury of being able to choose where to live. Our choice of location may be dictated by jobs or the need to be near relatives, or other considerations. But if you are could choose your home town or city in Ontario, what are the main factors you should […]

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24 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Best Places to Live Part 2: Oakville, Mississauga and Toronto in the MoneySense Magazine National Survey

  In the first part of this two-part series we looked at two Ontario cities – Ottawa and London – that performed well (placed first and 14th respectively) in MoneySense magazine’s 2011 survey of “Canada’s Best Places to Live”.   In Part 2 we will look at three other Ontario cities that featured on the […]

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23 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Toronto’s Green Progress

“A sustainable city is a city with a small ecological footprint.” Melissa Shin (Assistant Editor, Corporate Knights magazine, 2008) Change is afoot in Toronto; startling progress has occurred on the green and sustainable side of things. This year Toronto headed the “Large Cities” category in the 2011 Corporate Knights magazine’s list of most sustainable cities, […]

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19 April 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Ten Landlord Tips in Toronto

When you are showing your apartment for rent in Toronto or your downtown Toronto apartment for rent, think about these tips when you are renting your home. #1 – Never show a dirty home Before showing your Toronto rental, consider hiring a professional to clean the home thoroughly, including the windows, bathroom, kitchen, appliances, light […]

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